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The international meeting place for africa’s transport value chain

Boosting transport infrastructure and logistic operational levers as strategic enablers for competitive trade in Africa

The 11th annual Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Expo, Africa’s only port, rail, and road meeting place, returns to Durban, South Africa in 2023. 

This is THE annual gathering of local, regional, and international public and private stakeholders, who plan, build, invest-in and supply to the development and maintenance of Africa’s ports, rail and road infrastructure.

The African transport industry is undergoing a massive evolution. An entire range of developments will fundamentally change the playing fields, from institutional structural transformation to innovation driven by digitisation and climate change.  The Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Expo is well placed and timed to showcase the latest projects and products, and to provide the industry with knowledge, experience and networking opportunities with a lens on current and future outlooks.

With partnership development, networking, knowledge sharing and project expansion at the heart of the Forum, Africa’s entire value chain actively participates to strengthen collaboration, initiate new projects and partnerships, and implement visionary objectives.

Exhibitors

240

Exhibitors
Attendees

4000

Attendees
Countries

45

Countries

A strategic co-location with LOGISTICS EVOLUTION AFRICA FORUM & EXPO

Transport infrastructure and transport logistics are the strategic enablers of trade and competitiveness for Africa.  Getting the transport infrastructure right is critical for an efficient logistics supply-chain. 

As African transport networks will be a determining factor of Africa’s global competitiveness in the future, the co-location of Africa’s leading transport infrastructure and transport logistics  Forum & Expos will  present a complete picture in the operating environment, solutions to current barriers and future opportunities for driving trade in the continent.

Showcase your Innovative solutions and products to the transport Industry value chain!

WHAT TO EXPECT

IN 2023?

Exhibition

240 Exhibitors from 34 countries who are there to grow their sales pipeline and generate quality leads while visitors are there to find the latest solutions to support their businesses.

Strategic conference

50 speakers present in 3 days of high-level discussions across multi-track programme addressing ports, rail and road infrastructure.

Ceo forum

30 CEO’s from African Transport Authorities will meet to find solutions to leadership challenges.   (Invite only session)

Women in transport awards  (WITA)

500 Attendees celebrate women with the industry that are trailblazer within the transport sector at the annual awards gala dinner.

Technical workshops

40 CPD accredited technical workshops presented in partnership with experts and  industry associations. Free to all attendees.

TRANSPORT EVOLUTION AFRICA

  • Transport Authorities ports, rail, road
  • Terminal Operators
  • Government: SOEs / Ministers
  • Service/solution providers and manufacturers of technologies to the sector

WHO SHOULD

EXHIBIT?

Transport Evolution Africa Forum & Expo, the buying platform for African Ports, Rail and road authorities with interactive features, networking opportunities and technology demos.

Ports Rail
Road
SEZ/Investment

who will you

meet?

Transport (port, road and rail) authorities across Africa

Director General
CEO
MD
Director level
Head of Training and Development (Head of HR)
Senior management (Commercial, Operations, Procurement

Transport Operators

Port Operators
Rail Operators
Terminal Operators
Road Operators
Rail Maintenance teams
Road Maintenance teams

Ministry of Transport (all African countries)

Ministers
Secretariat General
Director General
Deputy Director
Deputy DG: Maritime
Deputy DG: Rail
Deputy DG: Roads

Ministry of Trade and industry (all African countries)

Ministers
Secretariat General
Director General
Deputy DG
Operating officer
DDG trade Policy

Ministry of Public Enterprises (South Africa) 

Minister
DG: Transport & Defence

Embassies

Trade Attaché’s

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